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  • Study links mobile device addiction to depression and anxiety

    University of Illinois psychology professor Alejandro Lleras found that mobile device addiction is associated with depression and anxiety.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Alejandro Lleras, call 217-265-6709; email

    The paper “Avoidance or boredom: Negative mental health outcomes associated with use of Information and Communication Technologies depend on users’ motivations” is available from the journal or from the U. of I. News Bureau.